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Re: “Digital video providers could be the end of your cable bill

Hey something I want to put on there that will be briefly mentioned in my upcoming article- AVOID KODI.

As I want to keep in my article, recall in the 80's those "legal" cable box channel descramblers? They did not last, did not work well (KODI with add-on's is better), and were illegal.

Well KODI, the software that most of those Chinese KODI boxes are loaded with require additional software and often makes them illegal if not at least VERY VERY close. The boxes support drop quick as well- good luck suing an overseas overnight company that changes names (even in this country).

They you are on your own. Then you are really stuck doing illegal practices to get those illegal channels.

HBO, NETFLIX, etc.- legal??? No my friend, not. Not for long anyways in the USA.

I'd put money on that one.

I am open to discussion.

Posted by Techpertise on 04/25/2017 at 12:25 AM

Re: “Finding cheap internet is not easy

Hey- I get excited when I see a "ditch witch" running full time around my neighborhood. I truly hope FIOS/fiber is coming.

FOLKS!!!!! DID YOU KNOW THAT VERIZON FIOS OFFER 750 Mbs download speeds (same upload speed) for $70 in some markets? It's a no brainer if they don't have a data cap or now worse than Comcast at 1 Terabyte (our local shackles).

I would personally LOVE TO HAVE THAT. I hope things change. Let's all help one another out.

I feel a petition coming on. Anyone agree?

Posted by Techpertise on 04/25/2017 at 12:20 AM

Re: “ISPs are set to sell your personal data to the highest bidder, how can you stop them?

Hey HolaMakina. I get it. There's a lot of $ to be made with this industry. Well TONS ACTUALLY.

I've signed petitions, complained directly to the FCC, and much more. ALL WE CAN DO IS TRY.

BUT WE MUST TRY I FEEL.

I am behind you on what you say above. Not sure about Bernie but I don't get into politics much if I can avoid it on here. This is not the place.

It is the place to discuss technology, help one another with it, and if lucky- change the landscape of it.

If we don't, who will? Thanks for your vocal opinions. You are not alone. I hope you will read more and be a contributor with your comments. They are welcomed.

Posted by Techpertise on 04/25/2017 at 12:17 AM

Re: “Your technological tour guide

Hey so you know friends- I am up for most questions on tech and I will try to answer them. If I cannot, I will refer you or find the information lest you need a serious solution say networking a multi protocol network at your small business or home. Even then.....

Posted by Techpertise on 04/25/2017 at 12:14 AM

Re: “Could a basic antenna replace your expensive TV provider?

Hey BTW- saw some legit antennas for $5 each on techbargains.com / amazon.com .
I bet as good as the regular go arounds, if you know what I mean. Don't overpay!

Great for news, if you like 24 hours of Law and Order (some channel seems to always have it), crazy old western TV series, Cops Reloaded (LOL), and if you are odd like me- People's Court and all the other much worse court shows including Judge Judy (not a fan personally but parents still watch it even with cable!).

Good luck to all. It's a tough world out there!

Posted by Techpertise on 04/25/2017 at 12:12 AM

Re: “City Council's first challenge: How to make an immediate difference

Lofty goals be damned -- I'd be happy if someone, anyone,, would just fix the streets so you could drive on them.

Posted by Clara McKenna on 04/24/2017 at 11:47 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Colorado Springs City Council election news

Could this be the end of Sarah Jack's political career? Colorado Springs Forward shoveled money at her and got nothing for it. Maybe she should try for a more conservative city? How about a comparable like Oklahoma City?

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Posted by leloupe on 04/24/2017 at 8:19 PM

Re: “An accomplished couple wants to bring skiing to nearby mountains, but it won't be easy

I live in castle rock so it would be very nice if there is a ski resort 40 minutes from my house and that area does get a lot of snow enough In that area so their could be a ski resort but With the rise of climate change and the area not being the coolest how long would it stay open also how many tress would they need to cut down, so I'm skeptical of a resort at ormes peak I personally think the old pikes peak ski area would be better. So despite what I've said everyone in Colorado Springs, pueblo, Canyon city and Douglas county would be happy for a new ski resort so close. The problems it would cause is traffic in the neighborhood and the disruption of wildlife ecosystem sooooo I highly doubt this is actually going to happen but it would be cool

Posted by colby on 04/24/2017 at 6:47 PM

Re: “Colorado Springs faces lawsuit over out-sourced fleet maintenance contract

I hate to say I told you so, but...

Posted by Ryan Wolfe on 04/24/2017 at 6:39 PM

Re: “City Council's first challenge: How to make an immediate difference

Recreational MJ not until Nov 2018??

Why would we want to send all that sales tax revenue to Manitou Springs??

Think!

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Posted by billd on 04/24/2017 at 4:29 PM

Re: “Reader: Lamborn should have a town hall for childish liberals, then another for the adults

Helen - Shame on you for your comment: Most of these people were females filled with emotion and estrogen rather than facts. I agreed with you that there sould be civil discourse on issues that concern us all but you have negated your point with you ignorance. Please be quite and let the adults discuss - just as you suggested.

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Posted by Laurie Vandenberg on 04/24/2017 at 12:07 PM

Re: “Reader: Lamborn should have a town hall for childish liberals, then another for the adults

Town Halls are a rare opportunity for ALL constituents to dialogue with Lamborn outside of his conservative bubble and without having to pay to attend one his fundraising events (his usual outreach to voters). Helen should stick with his facebook page if she's not interested in the democratic process or hearing other viewpoints.

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Posted by Sheila Anderson on 04/24/2017 at 10:30 AM

Re: “Digital video providers could be the end of your cable bill

Thanks Chris. I'll have to read up on Ultraflix.
I agree 4K will be the norm. There's a limit sadly on what I can include but I totally agree. Go 4K just like HD once was frowned on.

My concern with 4K is data caps. HORRIBLE! Stop Comcast and others as 4K does eat up data and I find it a violation of Net Neutrality in my personal opinion. It sticks you with getting their buffet of cable TV line up and at HD.

Thanks for your feedback. Keep it coming!

Posted by Techpertise on 04/23/2017 at 4:06 AM

Re: “Reader: Lamborn should have a town hall for childish liberals, then another for the adults

Just another deplorable with an uneducated opinion!! Get over yourself!!

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Posted by Shari Gardner-Pichon on 04/22/2017 at 10:39 PM

Re: “Reader: Lamborn should have a town hall for childish liberals, then another for the adults

If you do not like Lamborn, register as a Republican because your best chance to unseat him will be during the primary.

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Posted by Herm Inator on 04/22/2017 at 1:23 PM

Re: “Roger Stone says the war on drugs is a failure

Great reading in a column I normally just glance at. Roger Stone saying the Syrian Gas Attack could have been a false flag? Awesome- I hope to see more articles like this from the Indy

Posted by KyleJS on 04/22/2017 at 12:12 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Colorado Springs reaches settlement in racial profiling case

I am responding to your headline "Colorado Springs reaches settlement in racial profiling case" April 20, 2017:

Racial profiling is not racist. Police departments dont profile people because of the color of their skin. Profiling is simply an acknowledgment of the economic fact that a shameful practice of slavery, reinforced by 200 years of abuse and prejudice, put a significant percentage of our black-skinned fellow citizens in such a collective hole that, for those still climbing out, crime sometimes seems the only way to survive.

If profiling were truly racist, wed be reading stories of far more Hispanics, Asians and American Indians being pulled over for no good reason. Bottom line: cops should not be punished for making reasonable inferences based on the very essence of human intelligence i.e., The ability to cross-reference. Dont punish policemen for the unrelated sins of past slave owners. Theyre simply doing their job. And stop giving away precious tax dollars for PC purposes.

Gregory Olinyk, founder and managing partner of Point-of-Reference, LLC (P-of-R), is a venture management expert with extensive international entrepreneurial experience providing analytic, functional and administrative skills in all aspects of corporate and civic management.

Greg Olinyk
Colorado Springs

Posted by GregO73 on 04/22/2017 at 11:36 AM

Re: “Leave your stinkin' drone at home

The guy that fly drones for real estate you talk about scaring off birds are you exempt are you saying there is no birds around when you are taking photos of homes get real and for those people complaining about noise that a drone makes how about ATV or Dirt bikes that is the real noise this is the problem with the people it is OK for you to enjoy what you enjoy but not what others enjoy. This two face BS, we all need to get along and just enjoy life

Posted by Timothy Higgins on 04/22/2017 at 10:11 AM

Re: “Lifetime state parks pass for seniors

Right on , I'm 62 years young and go to the state parks regularly $175. For a lifetime passus I can't get it till I'm 64. What a load of crap.

Posted by Eileen Kelleher on 04/22/2017 at 7:42 AM

Re: “AFA chief wants UCCS chancellor job

Picking MDJ would be interesting seeing as she has no doctorate, no US civilian university experience (especially at the graduate/research level to which UCCS aspires), and a command/leadership style based upon the formality of military rank alone. Sounds like the antithesis of her predecessor, but then maybe that's what they want?

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Posted by BirdManBlue on 04/22/2017 at 6:58 AM

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